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Essential phone gets a beta release of Android 8.0 Oreo

From day one, Essential has promised speedy updates for their phone. So far, they have been keeping that promise. Essential has released a beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo through its developer portal.

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15 Google Maps tips & tricks everyone should know

Google Maps is one of the most powerful smartphones apps available today. There is tons of information at your fingertips. If you use Google Maps a lot you might be missing out on some great features.

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10 Best Messaging Apps for Android in 2017

Whether you’re someone who juggles 50 different conversations at once or you have just a couple going on, here are the best messaging apps for Android!

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Best Pixel 2 Cases

The Pixel 2 has a glass panel on the back. A simple drop could crack the glass or leave a nasty scratch on the back. The best way to protect your phone from drops and dings is a case.

Good riddance!

YouTube is killing ‘suggested video’ links next month

YouTube has confirmed plans to do away with “suggested video” links. Creators will no longer have the option to promote videos, playlists, or live streams during their videos as of December 14.

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30+ Best Android Apps of the Month [November 2017]

A lot of apps are released in the span of one month. It can be near impossible to keep track of them all. In order to help you find only the best apps that have been released in the last month, we have assembled this list.

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How to hide apps, photos, and text messages on your Android Phone

We all get that uncomfortable feeling when someone else is using your phone. Something embarrassing or confidential is just a few errant swipes away. We’ve created three new guides to help you lock down personal photos, messages, and apps.